School Board accepts Dr. Valerie Cave’s resignation


For The Press and Standard

At the special board meeting June 1, 2023 the Colleton County

School Board accepted the resignation of Dr. Valerie Cave as

Superintendent of Colleton County schools.

Prior to the Thursday night meeting

Cave was placed on

administrative leave. During this time the school board

“investigated information” that was brought to their attention on

May 18. As of this time, the information brought to the board has

not been released.

Some attendees spoke on behalf of Dr. Cave urging the board members for her reinstatement. A petition was also circulated for Cave’s reinstatement with hundreds of signatures from people in the community.

Assistant Superintendent Jessica Williams will continue in her role as interim superintendent.